Employment Law for Managers covers fundamental topics of law which govern the employer/employee relationship in the United States. It is aimed at managerial and supervisory level employees, but can also be used for other employees to raise awareness of these laws.
The purpose is to encourage an enhanced awareness of employment laws, in order to reduce possible litigation against an employer. This course provides the means to train a manager or other employee to become more proactive; and by being informed, to avoid possible lawsuits for discrimination and/or harassment. There is additional instruction in the basics of hour and wage laws, workers compensation, the Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA), and other laws which specifically affect employers.
Employment Law for Managers is designed to be delivered in an asynchronous manner, which is at the convenience of the person taking the course. With 16 hours of instruction developed, it is assumed that the course materials will be completed within 8 weeks of its start date. Because it is always available online, it can be taken at the manager's convenience. The manager can take the course at work or at home, fitting the training to his or her work schedule.
Course materials are textual and integrate streaming audio/video presentations. Students will also engage in projects, quizzes, and video case studies.
This course is administered online and can be taken at the student's convenience.